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Ari and her dragon Oizealth are in the final round of a deadly competion: Veils. Only two more men are in the way of what she truly wants: a life together with the one she loves.
But does Ari have what it takes to win?
If you had the power to control someone, would you?
In this coming-of-age YA contemporary fantasy, a teenage girl has her life turned upside down when her family is breaking apart, and she discovers her supernatural powers. There’s no time to deal with it, however, as she’s targeted by a dangerous power-siphoner.
I’m Iris Marsh, a behavioral researcher turned writer. Because of my fascination with psychology, I always focus as much on my characters’ journeys as well as the plot. My YA fantasy debut novel Illuminated is no exception. It’s suspenseful and heavy on character development. Currently, I live in the Netherlands with my partner and cat.
A little arbitrary challenge with long titles. Just choose a book that has a title with 5 or more words in it. This might actually be trickier than you think: many books love their titles to be short and easy. If you want to know more about the challenge, check
Dance of Despair hit all the highs for me. It was gripping, with increasing stakes, action, romance, and a kick-ass heroine. Kara wrote an even better book here compared to Crown of Conspiracy (which was already pretty good!). It’s an impressive feat, especially considering both books are self-published. If you
While it’s July right now, with plenty of amazing books to read, it doesn’t hurt to look and see the best fantasy & sci-fi book releases of August! There are some amazing books being released in August. Perhaps it’s still early to look at it, but if you’re like me,
Holy Sister (Ace publisher) is the conclusion of honestly one of the best coming-of-age fantasy trilogies I’ve ever read. The story builds further on the events of Grey Sister, coming to a satisfying conclusion. It brings together every thread of this and the previous books, finally giving is the full
Little-known books can still be totally worth it! The fact is, it is tough out there for the self-published author, with many books available on Amazon to compete with. So, just because a book doesn’t have that many reviews, doesn’t mean it’s not good. Still, reviews are extremely important for
Hi! I’m Iris Marsh, your bookish friend. Please join me in conversations about books: one of my most favorite things in the world. Read more about me here.
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